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Black Powder Tavern

) #4 of 82 Restaurants in Wayne $$ - $$$ American, ,
1164 Valley Forge Rd, Wayne, PA 19087-1202
+1 610-293-9333
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1164 Valley Forge Rd, Wayne, PA 19087-1202
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Reviewed yesterday

food was very solid though slow and inattentive service detracted from the overall experience. Very cool that this was a place where Washington and LaFayette drank together.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good salads and veggie sides; companions have enjoyed burgers and soups. Nice selection of beers and cocktails; helpful servers. Generally quick service--sometimes quiet later in the evening.

Thank 53noodle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the Black Powder Tavern. I was staying at a hotel not too far away and decided to get out. The building is very nice, just off 202 and easy to get to. There is ample parking right outside. The...More

Thank OziDiver
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This tavern offers a wide selection of draft beers & ales, the selection of which periodically changes. The bar area features a combination of booths and bistro tables. There is also a dining room with booths and standard tables. The staff were very friendly and...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Black Powder Tavern provides a casual, vibrant atmosphere and delicious food. Over the building's recent career, the restaurant has had various names but at least one staff member has been there for over 20 years. Always a pleasure to see.

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I typically eat here for lunch during the weekday. I have always had a good experience here. I really like the atmosphere and the food is really good. Even during work luncheons, the service and food has always been good. The outside area is nice...More

Thank beachGirl0309
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Our Church Group of 35 people enjoyed a wonderful dinner with excellent catering services. The staff was very helpful selecting a limited menu which allowed us to have prompt service and the food was delicious. The grilled salmon was a favorite!

Thank cbthies
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We were in town for the weekend and this restaurant was close to our hotel so we decided to give it a try. The service was bad. The food was dry and simply average. My son's burger was not even edible. You could tell the...More

Thank Jodi H
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

This place has an excellent drink menu. The food is really good and it's a nice ambiance. It does get really busy, so reservations are something to consider. While there's a large parking lot, they also have valet parking. There's also a small outdoor eating...More

Thank blanquita79
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Best black bean burger ever! Asked park service employees suggestions for lunch, something local. Great choice. Fresh food and excellent service by Megan. Neat historical building too.

1  Thank Evelyn S
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2.72 km away
Valley Forge National Historical Park
1,102 reviews
3.49 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1164 Valley Forge Rd, Wayne, PA 19087-1202 (Formerly Winberie's Restaurant and Bar)
    (W Swedesford Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 610-293-9333
Located just outside Valley Forge National Historical Park, Black Powder Tavern combines local flavors (edible AND sip-able) with American history in a pub-like setting. Warm woods and just-dim-enough lighting add to the tavern feel, enhanced by a reclaimed sawn oak bar with 12-cushioned stools (plus 6 high-tops), materials that are echoed in the dining room and in the flooring. Weeknights feature happy hour from 5-7PM, with a reprise happy hour on Thurs., Fri., and Sat. from 9-10PM. On Sundays, a prix fixe brunch is offered from 10:30AM-2PM, and the big game is always on.The menu features a variety of small and entree-sized plates, and highlights the flavors, ingredients and culinary trends Philadelphia has become known for—and that pair well with our extensive craft beer offerings. If you’re looking for a new favorite burger, you’ve come to the right place; our veal and chicken versions are hearty and flavorful, as is our pork sandwich. You’ll also find several salads and sharable items such as deviled eggs with smoked trout, pork and chicken wings, polenta fries, calamari and more; plus a fresh fish of the day (and of course fish ’n’ chips, cedar plank salmon and chicken marsala. Whether you stop in for lunch, dinner, happy hour or Sunday brunch, there’s something to satisfy your hunger, and your taste buds.Beer enthusiasts should take note: there are 24 brews on tap and 39 bottles. The selection is tweaked regularly, so if you’re looking for something new and special (or old and admired), this is the place to come. There’s plenty to satiate non-drinkers as well, including milkshakes made with Franklin Fountain ice cream—for an added historical touch, of course. For more details visit Black Powder Tavern online and tune in via Facebook and Twitter to stay up on beer and menu promotions.
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